1444 Search Results for jiu jitsu

May 10, 2016 12:38 pm

VIDEO | The power of 45,000 Werdums – UFC 198 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

Check out your favorite fighters from UFC 198 as the UFC takes you beyond the Octagon. From the UFC video descrption: On Episode 1 of UFC 198 Embedded, UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum lunches with Beto Richa, the governor of Parana, and trades jiu-jitsu pointers with former light heavyweight champion Shogun Rua. Werdum’s opponent Stipe...

May 10, 2016 10:54 am

Carlos Condit is a white belt?

It is really hard to believe that Carlos Condit is a white belt, according to traditional Brazilian jiu-jitsu technical skills in the gi. With 13 submissions on his record, “The Natural Born Killer” has never trained in the gi, until now. Condit posted a statement on his Facebook page addressing his journey into the world...

May 7, 2016 9:09 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo and Michelle Tavares grappling

With UFC 200 rapidly approaching on July 9th, training camps are in full swing for the event. On the Pay-Per View portion of the card, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will be competing for the interim featherweight championship, with the winner facing Conor McGregor for the undisputed featherweight championship at a later date. The pair...


May 5, 2016 8:35 am

VIDEO | #TBT Joe Rogan beats up social media challenger

UFC commentator Joe Rogan may not fight inside the Octagon, however by now many fans know that Rogan is an experienced martial artist. In addition to holding a 10th Planet JiuJitsu black belt under Eddie Bravo, Rogan was an accomplished TaeKwonDo practitioner for many many years. Back in 2006, a MySpace user showed up to...

May 4, 2016 10:35 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan explains why MMA should have no gloves or wrist taping

UFC color commentator and well-versed martial artist Joe Rogan feels that MMA should not have any gloves or wrist taping for competition. Why? Rogan feels that the sport would actually be safer without them. Rogan spoke about the subject on his podcast recently with guest Steve Maxell who is an American fitness coach, physical educator,...

May 4, 2016 9:19 am

PHOTO | Hilarious ‘UFC 200: Jones vs. Cormier II’ poster

At UFC 200, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship. While Cormier is going into the bout the champion, Jones has opened as the betting favorite in opening betting lines given his dominance in the past, and in the pair’s first fight. In the photo...

May 1, 2016 7:45 am

Video | Keanu Reeves trains BJJ for “John Wick” movie

In preparation for the action movie “John Wick”, famous Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves decided to take in some jiu-jitsu and judo training. Reeves spent over 4 months in the gym preparing for the film and even dawned a Gi during his mixed martial arts training. Check out the above video which showcases some of the...

Apr 26, 2016 8:21 pm

‘Harry Potter’ actor to pursue MMA

It’s not every day that an actor takes their talents from the big screen to the cage, however that’s exactly what ‘Harry Potter’ actor Josh Herdman plans to do. Herdman, who played Gregory Goyle in all 8 of the Harry Potter movies had his first MMA fight recently, which he won. Herdman, who is 28...

Apr 26, 2016 2:43 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz poses with street art portrait of himself in Stockton

It sounds like Nate Diaz will not be fighting Conor McGregor at UFC 200. Diaz tweeted late on Monday that he was taking off for vacation and made it clear in the press conference on Friday that he was only set on fighting Conor McGregor at UFC 200. Diaz is still riding on the wave...

Apr 16, 2016 9:49 am

Rafael dos Anjos predicts how he will finish Eddie Alvarez

On July 7th on UFC Fight Pass, Rafael dos Anjos will fight Eddie Alvarez in a lightweight title fight. The fight will be dos Anjos’ first back in the Octagon after he was forced to withdraw from his UFC 196 title defense against Conor McGregor back in March. While dos Anjos believes that Alvarez will...

Apr 16, 2016 9:29 am

Rafael dos Anjos gives thoughts on matchup with Eddie Alvarez

After Rafael dos Anjos’ trainer posted a video of the lightweight champ training following a broken foot, there was much speculation as to when RDA would return to the Octagon. The UFC wasted no time announcing dos Anjos vs. Alvarez for a July 7th event on UFC Fight Pass. dos Anjos spoke to UFC Brazil...

Apr 6, 2016 11:08 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz grappling with BJJ black belt

Nate Diaz Grappling with BJJ Black Belt Jason… by TheBestofUFCandMMA Nate Diaz is currently gearing up for his UFC 200 welterweight rematch with Conor McGregor, where he will look to once again defeat the featherweight champion. In the pair’s last fight at UFC 196, Diaz’s Jiu-Jitsu was the difference maker that ultimately led to Diaz...

Mar 28, 2016 12:09 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz’s best and funniest moments

Nate Diaz is on the biggest wave of his career after beating UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Diaz was able to weather the early storm of “The Notorious” and started landing heavy shots on McGregor before the two ended up in a fight on the ground. Diaz who is a Cesar Gracie...

Mar 26, 2016 9:15 pm

Nate Diaz questions the legitimacy of Conor McGregor’s trash talk

While Conor McGregor has earned the reputation as an expert at mental warfare, Nate Diaz believed that quite a bit of McGregor’s insults prior to their UFC 196 welterweight scrap were scripted. McGregor repeatedly called out Diaz for ‘teaching Sunday morning kid’s Jiu-Jitsu’ and ‘going on bike rides with the elderly’. Diaz spoke on Fox...

Mar 26, 2016 12:53 pm

Fedor Emelianenko wants rematch with Fabricio Werdum

Back in 2009, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko made his Strikeforce debut as he knocked out Brett Rogers in the 2nd round of their headlining fight. In just his second Strikeforce fight, Emelianenko was submitted by Jiu-Jitsu phenom Fabricio Werdum. To this day, the loss remains the only submission loss on Emelianenko’s record. Now, following a...

Mar 25, 2016 12:27 pm

Exclusive Video | Nick Diaz compares his & Nate’s training to Conor McGregor’s

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Mar 25, 2016 11:53 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Nick Diaz shows his Ridiculous Flexibility

[ooyala code=”k3OW9uMTE6tevPJGTh0TdfEZMd38F2s3″ player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1920″ height=”1080″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] MMA veteran Nick Diaz is an all-around athlete. In addition to his endeavors in MMA and Jiu-Jitsu, Diaz is an accomplished triathlete who has also swam to and from Alcatraz prison off the coast of California. In the video above, which was captured by BJPenn.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage,...

Mar 25, 2016 1:04 am

VIDEO | 68-year-old MMA fighting grandmother looks to prove age is just a number

This is definitely not something you see on your typical MMA card. 68-year-old Ann Perez de Tejada made her MMA debut in February and has not let the TKO loss against 24-year-old Laura Dettman derail her from future competition (video of their fight above). According to Fox News Latino, Perez is a fourth-degree black belt...

Mar 24, 2016 10:22 am

VIDEO | Hilarious Conor McGregor edit of Katt Williams fight

#WaitForIt #AsShoppedAsItGets #KattWilliams #UFC #ufcmemes #MMA #mmamemes #BJJ #JiuJitsu #MuayThai #Boxing #MuayThai #TaeKwonDo #Wrestling #PanickedGrappler #TouchButt A video posted by @as_shopped_as_it_gets_ on Mar 23, 2016 at 5:10pm PDT Video surfaced earlier this week of famed comedian Katt Williams sucker punching a 7th grader before being taken down and nearly choked out by the young boy!...

Mar 23, 2016 3:06 pm

Floyd Mayweather’s uncle rips Conor McGregor, Dana White, and Ronda Rousey

While Floyd Mayweather has zero intentions of ever making the jump to MMA, the legendary prizefighter frequently finds his name in the mouth’s of MMA fighters who call him out. Back when Ronda Rousey reigned as the UFC women’s bantamweight champion, there was much talk of how Rousey would do in a boxing match against...

Mar 22, 2016 10:47 am

Nate Diaz talks about his uncommon diet for MMA

Nate Diaz is coming off the biggest win of his career after beating UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Diaz’s popularity has shot up to the highest point of his career along with his pay for the fight with “The Notorious.” Nate along with his older brother Nick say that his diet has...

Mar 22, 2016 8:23 am

Urijah Faber: I tried to warn Conor McGregor

MMA veteran Urijah Faber has been competing professionally in mixed martial arts for 13 years, and has competed in 41 bouts as a professional fighter. In addition, Faber is the founder of Sacramento’s “Team Alpha Male”. When Faber was coaching opposite Conor McGregor on season 22 of The Ultimate Fighter, he tried to warn the...

Mar 21, 2016 1:54 pm

VIDEO | Here is a look at Conor McGregor’s three professional MMA losses

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was humble in defeat after Nate Diaz was able to submit him in their non-title UFC welterweight bout at UFC 196. However, McGregor’s only loss in the UFC has apparently been eating at him and it is McGregor who has called for an immediate rematch with Diaz. The latest reports...

Mar 18, 2016 1:26 pm

Was Conor McGregor hinting something with Nate Diaz rematch in the works?

Initially after the fight between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz at UFC 196, there was not a lot of talk about an immediate rematch. Diaz was able to withstand an early onslaught from McGregor in the opening round and turned things around in the second. Diaz hurt McGregor with punches and was able to utilize...

Mar 17, 2016 11:56 am

Renzo Gracie: ‘We need ten Conor McGregors for this business’

Renzo Gracie is very happy for Nate Diaz getting the biggest win of his career over one of the biggest stars in the UFC, Conor McGregor. Renzo’s cousin Cesar Gracie is the longtime trainer of the Diaz brothers and Renzo recently spoke about them on MMA Noise. “They represent the hardcore of jiu-jitsu,” Renzo said....